Latest events

At this time, the health and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors is our primary concern and consequently, our upcoming on-site events have been postponed. All webinars and online events are scheduled to go ahead as planned. We hope to reschedule events in due course and once new dates have been confirmed they will be listed on this page. For any enquiries please contact us by email. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to see you at a future event.

Upcoming events

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seminar

In our second webinar of the climate change series,we are pleased to welcome Professor Rob MacKenzie, Professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Birmingham. This session will explore and explain the impact that rising CO2 levels have on forests around the world.

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webinar

This webinar discusses the impact of the 'new normal' on business practices and shares our own experiences - at the University of Derby - of moving to an online work environment.

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conference

Our Virtual Hospitality Conference brings together industry speakers and key government departments to discuss how best to prepare venues for a safe reopening following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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webinar

Join this webinar to discover more about studying an Early Childhood Studies (Top-Up) BA (Hons) online at Derby. The webinar includes a 30 minute presentation from Dr Helen Simmons, Programme Lead for Early Childhood Studies.

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conference

**Event postponed**   The Nature Connections Conference will share the latest research evidence on the links between nature connectedness, well-being, climate change, and biodiversity and pro-nature behaviours.

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webinar

During this hour-long webinar, we'll take you through the basic principles of how online learning works and what you can expect as an online learner. The webinar includes a 20 minute presentation and an opportunity to take part in a Q&A.

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conference

The Environmental Sustainability Research Centre's annual conference will showcase research aligned with four of the UN’s Sustainability Development Goals, including ongoing research activity from staff and postgraduate research students.

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public lecture

*Event postponed* Professor Stephan Reiff-Marganiec discusses the great emergence of smart technology, the opportunity it provides to improve our daily lives, but also the human worries that are increasingly associated with it.

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open day

Visit us in July to discover our Derby Campus and find out more about our undergraduate courses.

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webinar

Join this webinar to discover more about studying an Early Childhood Studies (Top-Up) BA (Hons) online at Derby. The webinar includes a 30 minute presentation from Dr Helen Simmons, Programme Lead for Early Childhood Studies.

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public lecture

This two-day international animal studies conference aims to convey a sense of what the interdisciplinary field of animal studies looks like in 2020.